Way to go, Antonio!!!

Antonio Delgado on the campaign trail, August, 2018

Today, Antonio Delgado, my Congressperson when I lived in the Hudson Valley, was introduced as the next Lieutenant Governor of New York State. There could not be a better person for this position. Antonio is a person of profound decency and compassion, secure in his moral compass, and tireless in his dedication to working on behalf of his constituents. Yes, I know it’s been a very bad news day on other fronts, but, to quote Cory Booker, “No one’s stealing my joy.”

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Here’s why the NY Phil was stupid and arrogant to let Alan Gilbert go

This is an extraordinary concert. Works by John Adams, Thomas Adès (Kirill Gerstein, soloist), György Ligeti (in an encore), and Esa-Pekka Salonen, with Alan Gilbert conducting the NDR Elbphilharmonie. A program booklet may be found here.

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Three Fall Walks in Ulster County

Testimonial Gateway Carriage Road, Mohonk Preserve

This fall seems to have come late, with the oaks now ascendant. In the past few days we raced out before clouds overtook the sun to visit three of our favorite walks in Ulster County, New York.

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